To learn all about light rail and the reasons the NTIP plan is wrong for Nashville, Click here to read transit expert and Vanderbilt economics professor Dr. Malcolm Getz’s 18-page Critique of the Nash Transit Improvement Plan. Getz is an unbiased authority on public transit, especially light rail. After studying the billion-dollar light rail “industry.” he concludes:
- Transit does not reduce traffic congestion.
- Light rail is only 15 mph, slows with stops & transfers, & more, leaving no incentive to ride it.
- Express lanes and car-hailing services excel.
- Few who pay the taxes get the benefits of it.